Funding for this research was provided by:
MSD Animal Health (Convenzione BigTick)
Received: 14 October 2019
Accepted: 24 January 2020
First Online: 7 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Department Council of Dept. of Veterinary Sciences, University of Turin – Italy and the University of Naples, Federico II Ethics Committee approved the current research. Written informed consent to participate was obtained from all dogs’ owners.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.